Woman Playing with Cat, from the series Spring Dawn: A Contest of Beauties (Haru no akebono, bijin awase)

「美人合 春曙」 猫と遊ぶ美人

Japanese
Edo period
1820s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 50; the series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-30, photo p. 156

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 26 cm (14 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.513

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.43576, 34.513

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter